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Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Circuit Judge For 24th Judicial Circuit
Press Release Date:  February 16, 2005
Contact:  Doug Hogan
Jeannie Lausche

Honorable John David Preston Accepts Appointment as Family Court Judge

Frankfort, KY: Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Honorable John David Preston of Paintsville to the office of Circuit Judge to serve in the Family Court for the 24th Judicial Circuit, Division 1.

John David Preston is currently employed by the law firm Perry, Preston, Miller and Daniels in Paintsville.  He has been engaged in a general practice of law for 28 years, including personal injury work, Social Security claims, workers’ compensation, title work, criminal defense work, and prosecution as Commonwealth’s Attorney.

Preston has served as member and chairman of the Kentucky Mine Safety Review Commission since June 2004.   He has also served as Chairman of Paintsville Utilities Commission and as a member of Big Sandy Regional Detention Center Board.

John David Preston is married to Mary Stephenson Preston.  They have one daughter, Ellen Preston, age 14.

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Last updated: Thursday, June 02, 2005